M 5.5 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 Sep 2021 09:23 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1285409
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 56.07 Km
Lat/Lon: -59.6406 , -26.4133
Event Date: 11 Sep 2021 09:23 UTC
11 Sep 2021 07:23 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 11 Sep 2021 09:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fa9j Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Margareth Fortuné suggère à Ariel Henry d’inclure les besoins des sini ... 2021-09-15T02:43+0200.

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Quasi 3.000 terremoti registrati sotto il vulcano Cumbre Vieja: Canari ... 2021-09-14T23:41+0200.

Un intenso sciame sismico nel sud dell’isola La Palma, alle Canarie , ha portato le autorità ad elevare il livello di rischio vulcanico al codice giallo. I terremoti, infatti, si stanno verificando sotto il vulcano Cumbre Vieja e indicano l
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The Scientific Committee elevates La Palma to the pre-emergency by eru ... 2021-09-14T23:29+0200.

The management of the Canary Islands Volcanic Emergency Plan (Pevolca) has decided to raise the risk of Cumbre Vieja, on La Palma, to yellow , which implies the valuation of eruption preemergence . The Pevolca met this Monday morning in ord
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),